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Froome confirms 2017 Early Season Racing Schedule

Triple Tour de France champion Chris Froome has confirmed his early season 2017 schedule

In an interview with  in an interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport, Froome will start his season in Australia at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race (Jan 27-29th) and the Jayco Herald Sun Tour (Feb 1st - 5th).

He will then head to a three-week altitude training camp in South Africa.

He'll make his Eurpoean racing debut in late March (20-26th) at the Volta a Catalunya which he has done for the past 3 years.

His next race is likely to be the Tour de Romandie (Apr 25-30th) which he has won in 2013 and 2014 and which has been on his schedule since he emerged as a Grand Tour contender.

As usual, the final race before the Tour de France will be the Criterium du Dauphiné which he won in 2013, 2015 and 2016.

The triple winner of the Tour did not mention racing at Liege-Bastogne-Liège which he did this year, however he said that he has considered doing the Belgian classic. if he could fit into his prepation. In any case, the decision is likely to be made at the last moment.

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Froome confirms 2017 Early Season Racing Schedule

 
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